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Rob Waddell

Apex Systems, Inc.

Rob is a native Virginian and graduate of the Pamplin College of Business with a degree in Management.  He joined Apex as Senior Vice President and CIO in 2006.  He has over 34 years of experience in IT and has worked in the consulting, insurance, financial services, and government industries.  He has several focus areas at Apex, including aligning IT direction behind business imperatives, management of a team of 55-60 individuals, budget management, technical governance, project management of Apex’s three year strategic IT plan, acting as the co-chairman of Apex’s Configuration Control Board (which evaluates their technology projects), and chairman of the Field Technology Working Group.  He is a founding member and first Chairman of Virginia Commonwealth University’s School of Business IS Advisory Board.  Rob is an avid runner and has completed 34 marathons, including 19 consecutive Richmond marathons and11 Boston marathons.  (3 year term; ending spring 2022)